William Voigt, Jr. papers

William Voigt, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Voigt, William, 1902-
Title: William Voigt, Jr. papers
Dates: circa 1955-1992
Quantity: 28.75 Linear feet (27 cartons, 3 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 card file box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of William Voigt, Jr. from ca. 1955-1992. The papers include correspondence, subject files, reference files, and printed material relating to Voigt's interest in public lands and the conservation of natural resources. The collection documents Voigt's involvement with the Pennsylvania Fish Commission, the Interstate Advisory Committee on Susquehanna River Basin Compact, and the Izaak Walton League of America. Also includes audiotapes of interviews and research relating to the publication of Voigt's books PUBLIC GRAZING LANDS (1976) and BORN WITH FISTS DOUBLED (1992).
Coll. Number: ms2830

Biographical/Historical Note

William Voigt, Jr. (1902- ), journalist, conservationist, official of Izaak Walton League, director of the Pennsylvania Fish Commission (1955-1960), and director of Interstate Advisory Committee on the Susquehanna River Basin (1963-1968).


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Conservation of natural resources--Maryland.
Conservation of natural resources--New York (State).
Conservation of natural resources--Pennsylvania.
Fishery management--Pennsylvania.
Grazing districts--United States.
Interstate Advisory Committee on Susquehanna River Basin Compact.
Izaak Walton League of America.
Pennsylvania Fish Commission.
Public lands--United States.
Susquehanna River Watershed.
Watershed management--Maryland.
Watershed management--New York (State).
Watershed management--Pennsylvania.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Voigt, Jr. papers, MS 2830. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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6Subject files (current), circa 1986
 
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24Subject files (current)
 
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20Subject files (early files A-F)
 
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26Subject files (early files G-P)
 
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13Subject files (early files Q-Z) and Research Notes
 
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18Subject files (early files P-Z) and Research Notes
 
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4Interstate Advisory Committee on Susquehanna River Basin Compact.
Voight was executive director during drafting of the compact and its enactment by legislatures in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland (1963-1968). Approval by Congress came after he retired.
 
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2Pennsylvania Fish Commission during Voight's tenure as executive director, 1955-1960
 
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15Voight-authored books, articles and other writings.
Also included are copies of "Outdoor America" during his tenure with the Izaak Walton League and bound copies of "Pennsyvania Angler" while he was with the Pennsylvania Fish Commission.
 
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7Books on natural resources and conservation
 
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17Books on natural resources and conservation
 
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8Books on natural resources and conservation
 
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11Books on natural resources and conservation
 
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1Resources Reference materials
 
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5Resources Reference materials
 
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9Resources Reference materials
 
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10Resources Reference materials
 
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12Resources Reference materials
 
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14Resources Reference materials
 
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16Unknown contents
 
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19Unknown contents
 
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21Unknown contents
 
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22Unknown contents
 
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23Unknown contents
 
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25Unknown contents
 
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27Unknown contents
 
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30Unknown contents
 
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28Tapes of interviews and research relating to "Public Grazing Lands," and "Born with Fists Doubled."
 
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29Tapes of interviews and research relating to "Public Grazing Lands," and "Born with Fists Doubled."
 
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31Tapes of interviews and research relating to "Public Grazing Lands," and "Born with Fists Doubled."
 
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3Drafts of "Born with Fists Doubled"
 
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32Index card file with research notes from IWLA house organ ("Outdoor America" and various other names over the years) for "Born With Fists Doubled."